fluoxetine hydrochloride

[ floo-ok-si-teen ]
/ fluˈɒk sɪˌtin /

noun Pharmacology.

a white crystalline compound, C17H18F3NO⋅HCl: inhibits the uptake of serotonin and is used chiefly as an antidepressant.

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Medicine definitions for fluoxetine hydrochloride

fluoxetine hydrochloride
[ flōō-ŏksĭ-tēn′ ]


An oral antidepressant chemically unrelated to other antidepressants.
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